Kim Hughes

Typhoon Haiyan, the horrifically strong tropical cyclone that slammed the Philippines Nov. 8, leaving an estimated 10,000 dead and tens of thousands more displaced, is poised to emerge as one of the...
Jack Johnson views altruism and music as inseparable. While the Hawaii-based singer/songwriter and surf enthusiast may be best known to beer-glugging college kids for unhurried, sun-drenched acoustic...
ONEHOPE was launched six years ago by eight Southern Californian wine industry colleagues eager to make a difference and so far has raised more than $1 million for various non-profits through a...
To the delight of multiple volunteer cat rescue and advocacy groups, the City of Toronto, once regarded as hostile on the issue of homeless cats, has declared Oct. 16 to 22 Feral Cat Awareness Week...
A towel made of plastic bottles? How on earth? Hot yoga is a sweaty, messy, laundry-intensive business. Yet most yogis pride themselves on being gentle with Mother Earth, so how to reconcile...
Emerging West Coast singer-songwriter Lydia Hol wants your iPod and MP3 players for music therapy. She is asking concert-goers and fans to donate the gently used items to Music Heals’ cool...
Opportunities are very nice to have, especially when it comes to things like ambitious career choices in the arts. But having access to potentially career-boosting resources and networks is a real...
If they could talk, the wiener dogs in the care of Canadian Dachshund Rescue would tell you that being ridiculously cute has its drawbacks. For one thing, it tends to obscure some of the unique...
Gord Bamford’s forthcoming album is called Country Junkie, but the acclaimed country singer-songwriter is a charitable junkie as well. He may project the image of a honky-tonking good ol...
Online bargain hunters may not seem like obvious targets for charitable outreach. But Toronto’s Apostolos Sigalas of GreedyGiver.com can attest to the generosity of penny-pinchers seeking deals...

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